Shakespeare and the Concepts of the Renaissance

Ninth graders familiarize themselves with the English Renaissance period and recognize the symbolism in Act V of "The Merchant of Venice" and analyze how it relates to the Italian Renaissance Themes. They produce an extended response written reflection on Act V from "The Merchant of Venice" and describe how it relates to the themes of classical symbolism and celestial perfection in the Renaissance.

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Reading: Literature
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Project-Based Learning